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My Neighbor In Need

My Neighbor In Need has a website along with this news article, which connects those who have a need with those who wish to fulfill this need.

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10
Oct

Mazomanie Fire Department in fire truck parade


Mazomanie Fire Department participated in the Dane Co Fire Truck Parade on Oct. 6. That kicked off Fire Prevention Week. Three members, Peter Gates, Camden Parmenter, and Linda Weber took the new truck to the parade. Once the parade was done, all the trucks parked around the square so people of all ages could see the trucks close up, sit in the seats, ask questions, etc. Photo contributed.

Mazomanie Fire Department participated in the Dane Co Fire Truck Parade on Oct. 6. That kicked off Fire Prevention Week. Three members, Peter Gates, Camden Parmenter, and Linda Weber took the new truck to the parade.

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10
Oct

Prairie Busy Badgers hosting National Youth Science Day

The Prairie Busy Badgers 4-H club is hosting a free 4-H National Youth Science Day event, “Game Changers” at the Ruth Culver Community Library on October 11, 2019, 5:30-7 p.m. Three engaging games will be offered, designed to introduce the basics of computer science to youth.

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10
Oct

Second Community Conversation on school safety

The public is invited to the second of a series of Community Conversations to be held at Park Hall, 307 Polk St., at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 20th.

Thu
10
Oct

St. John’s Lutheran makes backpacks for kids in need


This group from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Sac just completed their annual backpack project for needy children who cannot afford backpacks and school supplies. Each backpack contains 4 spiral notebooks, scissors, crayons, ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener, 5 pens and 5 pencils. The backpacks are packed in shipping boxes and forwarded to Lutheran World Relief where they are distributed to areas where there is the most need. St. John’s packed 263 backpacks this year, breaking their old record of 243. Pictured above are Shirley Anding, Eunice Yanke, Macel Magnuson, Dianne Effinger, Barb Salveson, Eddie Nimmow, Shawn Osterfund, Intern Shadow Hanson, Sandra Frey, Patti Kippley, Ruth Dresser, Almay Nelson, Ginny Nimmow, Marilyn Herschleb, Dianne Larson, Marilyn Larson and Vivian Cotter. Also helping, but not pictured , were Pastor Fred Rilling and Linda Hines. Photo contributed.

This group from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Sac just completed their annual backpack project for needy children who cannot afford backpacks and school supplies. Each backpack contains 4 spiral notebooks, scissors, crayons, ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener, 5 pens and 5 pencils.

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10
Oct

Bill Stokes to speak at Derleth Day


Woodcut by Frank Utpatel

The August Derleth Society will be holding Derleth Day with guest speaker Bill Stokes Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Derleth Center, 300 Water Street, Sauk City, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

There will be a special appearance by Augie Derleth, David Schweitzer.

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10
Oct

Last Sauk Prairie Farmers Market of the year


The last day for the Sauk Prairie Farmers Market is Saturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to noon, downtown Prairie du Sac, across from the Blue Spoon Cafe. There will be a bake sale to benefit the Sauk Prairie Food Pantry in an effort to provide funds for much needed personal care items. There will also be fresh locally grown produce. Sue and Fritz Dohm would like to thank the loyal patrons who have supported the farmer’s market for the past 14 years. Pictured are Rose and Henry, children of the food pantry manager, Carol Gagnon. Photo contributed.

The last day for the Sauk Prairie Farmers Market is Saturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to noon, downtown Prairie du Sac, across from the Blue Spoon Cafe. There will be a bake sale to benefit the Sauk Prairie Food Pantry in an effort to provide funds for much needed personal care items. There will also be fresh locally grown produce.

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10
Oct

Community events

Ron’s Jam, a monthly gathering of “old time” music fans and musicians, will be held at the Black Earth Fire Station meeting room on Friday, Oct. 11.

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10
Oct

Food & Drink: Sauk City Wine Walk celebrates the 80’s


80’s wear came out in force last weekend at the Sauk City Wine Walk. Photo by Autumn Luedke.

Dry, woodsy, fruit-infused, full-bodied. After trying what seemed like countless samples of different wines at the Sauk City Wine Walk Oct. 4, I know without a doubt, I’m a Moscato girl. Unless, of course, the wine happens to be a Wollersheim River Gold. That’s my exception.

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Oct

Residents get AED training


On Sept. 17, the Black Earth Police Department hosted a training with District One EMS for AED training. Pictured are some of the participants. Photo contributed

On Sept. 17, the Black Earth Police Department hosted a training with District One EMS for AED training. Pictured are some of the participants.

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